Golden Alert canceled

8:15 P.M. Thursday Update - The Golden Alert for Mr. Newton has been canceled. 


The Lexington Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing elderly man. Dwight Newton, 85 was last seen around 6 pm Wednesday, May 8, 2019 when he planned to visit the gravesite of his wife at the Bluegrass Memorial Cemetery in Nicholasville. He was driving a gray 2005 Kia Sorento with KY plate 065MXL. Newton could also be near the Versailles Road area. 

Newton’s family reports he suffers from early onset dementia but has refused treatment and medication.

Anyone with information about Mr. Newton’s whereabouts is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600 or 911.